‘Z’ Security Cover To New CDS Gen Anil Chauhan

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New Delhi: The Centre has granted ‘Z’ category security cover to the newly elected Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Anil Chauhan.

The Ministry of Home Affairs has directed the Delhi police to provide the ‘Z’ security to the new CDS.

Nine months after Bipin Rawat’s demise, the central government appointed Lt General Anil Chauhan (Retired) as the next Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), last week.

Chauhan will be guarded by nearly 33 armed Delhi Police personnel at his residence as well as during travel.The Centre has granted ‘Z’ category security cover to the newly elected Chief of Defence Staff (CDS. General Anil Chauhan.

“In a career spanning over nearly 40 years, Lt Gen Anil Chauhan had held several command, staff and instrumental appointments and had extensive experience in counter-insurgency operations in Jammu and Kashmir and North-East India,” said a statement from the defence ministry.

The CDS is the most senior uniformed officer in rank, the first among equals — the only four-star officers in the country are the CDS, the chiefs of the Indian Army, Indian Navy and Indian Air Force.

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